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2018 GLE SUV

GLE SUV

Engineered to show you the future. And take you there.

2018 GLE SUV Design

DESIGN

The premium SUV that invented its class 20 years ago still leads the way in every arena of driving, and from every angle of its design. From its iconic Star to its sleek LED taillamps, the GLE keeps the future looking brighter.


A lasting impression from the very first glance.

Distinctive LED Daytime Running Lamps catch the eye as their glowing arc sweeps into the sculpted profile. Standard active LED headlamps shine far ahead, and adapt to curves and traffic ahead. LED taillamps show off a "twin torch" design.

2018 GLE SUV Design GLE 400 4MATIC with Night Package
2018 GLE SUV Design GLE 550 4MATIC
2018 GLE SUV Design

If you have an eye for design, all eyes will be on you.

The athleticism of the GLE is evident in its solid stance. Wheels range from substantial 19-inch designs to supersized 21-inch AMG alloys. Standard AMG styling expresses its sporty spirit, while an AMG Night Package takes it to the dark side with black accents.

2018 GLE SUV Versatility

VERSATILITY

Advanced power options, agile handling, and easily adaptable cabin and cargo space make the GLE the right vehicle for whatever you're doing, right now and down the road.


2018 GLE SUV Versatility

Pump or plug: Gasoline or plug-in hybrid power.

Direct Injection biturbo V6 and V8 engines make more power from less fuel, from the smooth, strong GLE 400 to the advanced plug-in hybrid GLE 550e. Even with ultralow emissions, they'll also fire up your emotions.

Reassurance when the weather turns, rewarding when the road turns.

Reassurance when the weather turns, rewarding when the road turns.

Standard on every GLE, 4MATIC sends torque to the wheels that can use it best. On slippery roads, it adds all-wheel driving confidence. In dry corners, it adds fun. Light, nimble and efficient, you'll enjoy its benefits year-round. [1]

Standard on every GLE, 4MATIC sends torque to the wheels that can use it best. On slippery roads, it adds all-wheel driving confidence. In dry corners, it adds fun. Light, nimble and efficient, you'll enjoy its benefits year-round. [1]

2018 GLE SUV Innovation
2018 GLE SUV Versatility

Space to stretch out your imagination, or pack it all in.

The GLE invites five adults to enjoy generous room and gracious comfort. It'll welcome over 2,000 litres of cargo with 60/40 split-folding rear seats and an available power tailgate. No less rewarding is what it keeps out, from tiny dust and pollen, to the sun's hot rays through its available panoramic sunroof. [2]

2018 GLE SUV Innovation

INNOVATION

From industry-leading safety systems to its advanced yet user-friendly technologies, the GLE turns innovation you never imagined into benefits you won't want to go anywhere without.


2018 GLE SUV Innovation

Intuitive technology, in tune with your nature.

A vivid 8-inch screen and clever touchpad controller team with available COMAND navigation, Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto and more. Innovative MAGIC VISION CONTROL heated wipers and washers help keep your outlook clear in any season. [3]

2018 GLE SUV Innovation

Virtual eyes on the road, real action on your behalf.

A series of advancements boost safety, reduce stress, and help smooth every move. Active Brake Assist can help you avoid a collision. A GLE can fend off crosswinds and prepare for front, rear and rollover accidents. Optional Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC cruise control can even guide you with Active Steering Assist. [4]

2018 GLE SUV Innovation

Engineered for your ears, easy on the eyes.

Your options in listening bliss start with harman/kardon® surround sound. And for audiophile ears and artful eyes, the optional Bang & Olufsen® BeoSound™ system comes from hundreds of hours of in-studio and on-the-road development. [5]

2018 GLE SUV Innovation

A hybrid SUV with an edge. And a plug for your future.

The GLE 550e is the only plug-in hybrid SUV that's also a GLE. So it outperforms and out-innovates: Power and torque lead its class, with an 85kW electric motor, advanced lithium-ion battery and biturbo gas V6. Radar helps it recoup energy as you brake. And GPS map data can better its highway efficiency and in-town range, even when you're not navigating. [6]

Models

  • GLE400W4 Image
  • GLE 400 4MATIC
  • $66,100* MSRP
  • Engine 3.0L V6 biturbo
  • GLE400W4 Image
  • Acceleration
    0-100 km
    6.0 sec
  • Net power
    @ 5,250–6,000 rpm
    329 hp
  • Net torque
    @ 1,600–4,000 rpm
    354 lb-ft
  • Build

Dimensions

GLE400W4 Side Image
GLE400W4 Front/back Image

Key Features

  • Passenger capacity
    5
  • Trunk capacity
    690 - 2,010 L
  • Transmission type
    9G-TRONIC 9-speed
  • City fuel economy
    13.5 L/100 km
  • Highway fuel economy
    10.3 L/100km
  • GLE550W4 Image
  • GLE 550 4MATIC
  • $82,000* MSRP
  • Engine 4.7L V8 biturbo

Dimensions

GLE550W4 Side Image
GLE550W4 Front/back Image

Key Features

  • Passenger capacity
    5
  • Trunk capacity
    690 - 2,010 L
  • Transmission type
    9G-TRONIC 9-speed
  • City fuel economy
    15.6 L/100 km
  • Highway fuel economy
    11.9 L/100 km
  • GLE550E4 Image
  • GLE 550e 4MATIC
  • $83,900* MSRP
  • Engine 3.0L V6 biturbo + 85kW plug-in hybrid electric motor

Dimensions

GLE550E4 Side Image
GLE550E4 Front/back Image

Key Features

  • Passenger capacity
    5
  • Trunk capacity
    480 - 1,800 L
  • Transmission type
    7G-TRONIC PLUS 7-speed
  • City fuel economy
    TBD L/100 km
  • Highway fuel economy
    TBD L/100 km
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